Clackastigmat 6.0

The Berlin based photographer Oliver Möst uses his visual impairment (short-sighted) as an actual visual power and transfers it to a special technique of photography: He reconstructed his AGFA CLACK, by attaching his own eyglass lens (strength: 6 dipotrine), wich deeply blurs any picture. In a recent interview with the berliner TAGESSPIEGEL, he states, that seeing the world in a blurry mode, makes it somehow more relaxed. It makes it also more comfortable to concentrate on things, e.g. listening to music (“macbeth at the opera was beatiful – beatifully blurry”).

[picture: Oliver Möst, Clackastigmat 6.0; peperoni books 2009]

On July 17th, he will present his new book CLACKASTIGMAT 6.0 at 25books (19h, Brunnenstraße 152 | 10115 Berlin; The exhibition will go from 17.07. – 12.08.2009

Peperoni Books, 2009 ///
296 x 251 mm /// 136 pages ///
80 color photographs /// Hardcover with Dustjacket ///
German / English
Here, you find a text excerpt on visual aids, by Bastian Bretthauer…

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[self potrait by Oliver Möst]

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